Symantec Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides security, backup, and availability solutions worldwide. Its products and services protect people and information in any environment from mobile devices and enterprise data centers to cloud-based systems. The company operates in three segments: User Productivity & Protection; Information Security; and Information Management. The User Productivity & Protection segment provides Norton solutions, endpoint security and management, encryption, and mobile offerings. The Information Security segment offers secure socket layer certificates, authentication, mail and Web security, data center security, data loss prevention, and information security services offerings that help its customers ensure their confidential information is secure wherever it resides in the network path, from the users device to the datas resting place. The Information Management segment focuses on backup and recovery, archiving and eDiscovery, storage, and high availability solutions helping to ensure that its customers IT infrastructure and mission-critical applications are protected, managed, and available. The company markets and sells its products and related services through its direct sales force and e-commerce platform, as well as through distributors, direct marketers, Internet-based resellers, system builders, Internet service providers, wireless carriers, retailers, original equipment manufacturers, national solution providers, regional solution providers, national account resellers, global/federal system integrators, managed service providers, and retail and online stores. Symantec Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.